Efficiency and renewables

Working to stamp out bad solar panel installations

23 November, 2021

A Good Installer Guarantee has been launched to protect homeowners from poorly installed solar panels.


FIMER PowerUNO, PowerTRIO and PowerX inverter and storage platforms

19 November, 2021 | Supplied by: FIMER Australia

The FIMER PowerUNO, PowerTRIO and PowerX inverter and storage platforms are designed to help installers make the most of the increasing demand for residential solar PV and storage.


How Australia's EV landscape is changing

18 November, 2021 by Melissa Voderberg, Senior Manager – Customer Experience and Innovation Consulting, Publicis Sapient

New, aggressive government targets for electric vehicles will see public servants predominantly driving electric vehicles within the next few years.


Shopping centre-based EV fast-charging network underway

16 November, 2021

A strategic partnership has been forged to deliver electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations in shopping centre car parks.


Enabling a city to power itself at net zero

11 November, 2021

Comprehensive adoption of photovoltaics in the built environment could enable Melbourne to reach net zero.


Are wind and solar power reliable enough?

09 November, 2021

The question of renewable power reliability is explored in a recent study by the University of California, Irvine.


Missed opportunity to electrify Australian transport

09 November, 2021

The most important measures to improve electric vehicle uptake have been ignored by the federal government, according to the Electric Vehicle Council.


Testing autonomous electric haulers for mining

04 November, 2021

Autonomous electric haulers for use in a limestone quarry are being developed by Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Holcim Switzerland.


ABB Terra AC Wallbox electric vehicle charger

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

IPD is the master distributor of the ABB Terra AC Wallbox electric vehicle (EV) charger in Australia.


Stretchy LEDs created with an inkjet printer

29 October, 2021

Engineers have developed a way to print stretchy LEDs on unconventional surfaces using an inkjet printer.


Identifying defects to strengthen solar panels

26 October, 2021

A new technique to identify defects in silicon solar cells is being explored by researchers.


Electric bus trial in Sydney

26 October, 2021

Custom Denning has selected Siemens' electric bus charging stations for its locally designed and built 'Element' electric buses.


Why were early electric cars market failures?

19 October, 2021

Why did American car manufacturers choose gasoline cars instead of electric vehicles in the early 20th century?


How wind energy can reduce global warming

12 October, 2021

Implementation of wind energy technology could help to reduce global warming atmospheric temperatures, research suggests.


More support for renewable microgrids

06 October, 2021

More than $2 million has been awarded by the federal government to Charles Darwin University (CDU) to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid Hub.


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